Monday roundup: Sidney volleyball loses heartbreaker to Wapakoneta

Staff report

Sidney’s Alina Kindle

Sidney’s Alina Kindle

SIDNEY — Sidney started strong and won the first two sets 25-17 and 27-25 against Wapakoneta on Monday but lost a five-set heartbreaker. The Redskins won the last three sets 25-17, 25-22 and 15-13. The Yellow Jackets fell to 12-8 overall with the loss.

Payton Boshears fired off six aces, serving 29-of-32, while Arielle Snider added three aces. Alina Kindle led a balanced Jacket attack with 17 kills, while Emily Tolbert and Snider added 14 and 13 kills, respectively. Snider tallied two solo blocks and two block assists and Carrie Nuss earned two block assists.

Boshears and Allie Herrick led the defense with 21 and 20 digs, respectively, and Nuss picked up 14 digs. Nuss directed the offense with 45 assists on 150-of-153 setting. Nuss hiked her career assists record to 1,450 assists.

Sidney wrapped up regular season play on Tuesday night against Vandalia-Butler.

Riverside 3, Bellefontaine 0

The Pirates beat Bellefontaine 25-12, 25-17 and 25-10 on Monday. Marissa Davis had 15 kills and Aubrie Stillings had four solo blocks for Riverside.

Riverside, which starts tournament play on Oct. 18 against Southeastern, entered Tuesday’s regular-season finale against Upper Scioto Valley with a 16-3 record.

New Knoxville 3, Lincolnview 0

The Rangers beat Lincolnview 25-12, 25-20 and 25-18 on Monday. Tayler Doty had 13 kills and eight digs for New Knoxville, while Tasia Lauth had 10 kills. Erin Scott had 16 digs, Faith Homan had 11 digs and Carly Fledderjohann had 37 assists.

New Knoxville (10-7, 3-4 Midwest Athletic Conference) plays next on Thursday at Fort Recovery.

Boys Soccer

Temple Christian 4, New Knoxville 0

Nathan Merges had seven saves for New Knoxville in Monday’s loss, which dropped the Rangers’ overall record to 5-9-1.

Sidney’s Alina Kindle’s Alina Kindle

Staff report